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Leadership

NYSPA is governed by an Executive Committee and a Council of Representatives, which represents NYSPA's varied interests and concerns. Members of Council are listed with their respective positions on Council.

 

Executive Committee

January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
The Executive Committee serves on the Council of Representatives and consists of the following officers:

  • 5 members elected by membership – President, President-Elect, Past President, Secretary, and Treasurer
  • 2 members elected by Council from Council– Members at Large
  • 3 members in parliamentarian positions, appointed by the President
  • 2 APA Council Rep(s) – elected by APA apportionment ballot

 

President (2019)
Alan Hack, PhD


President-Elect (2019)
Daniel Kaplin, PhD


Past-President (2019)
Herb Gingold, PhD


Secretary (2017-19)
Adriana DiMatteo, PsyD


Member at Large (2019-20)
Anu Raj, PsyD


APA Rep (2018-20)
June Feder, PhD


Treasurer (2018-20)
Julie Lehane, PhD


Member at Large (2018-19)
Barbara Kapetanakes



Director of Professional Affairs
Jerry Grodin, PhD




Past-Past President (2019)
Roy Aranda, PsyD, JD

 

Division Representatives

Each division has representation based on the number of members of that division. Division representatives to Council serve three-year terms.

 

Academic (2018-20)
Gwen Gerber, PhD


ECP (2018-20)
Erik Moore, PhD


Psychoanalysis (2017-19)
Susan Warshaw, EdD, ABPP


Addictions (2017-19)
Teresa Lopez-Castro


Forensic (2016-18)
Claude Schleduderer, PhD



Psychoanalysis (2016-18)
Evelyn Rappoport, PsyD



Adult (2018-20)
Julie Shaw, EdD


Group (2019-21)
Alexandra Stratyner, PhD



School (2018-20)
Deborah Lazarus, PsyD



Clinical (2018-20)
Dianne Polowczyk, PhD


IPD (2017-19)
Robert Raymond, PhD


Women's Issues (2017-19)
Jean Chin, EdD



Clinical (2016-18)
Frank Corigliano, PhD


OCW (2017-19)
Carol Goldberg, PhD

2nd Term


CBT (2019-21)
Deena Abbe, PhD


Neuropsychology (2018-20) Anu Raj, PsyD


Social (2017-19)
Marianne Jackson, PhD
Member since 1984

DCRE (2018-20)
Vernon Smith, PhD



NYSPAGS (2019)
Cassandra Hoy
             

Women's Issues (2017-19)
Jean Lau Chin, EdD
Member since 2008
2nd Term

Regional Representatives to Council

Each region has representation based on the number of members of that division. Regional representatives to Council serve three-year terms.

 

Brooklyn (2018-20)
James Dean, PhD


Nassau (2017-19)
TBD


Rockland (2017-19)
Jennifer Walker, PsyD


Central NY (2019)
Michelle Woogen, PsyD



PANNY (2018-20)
Susan Cox, PhD


Suffolk (2019-21)
Sagit Vishnia, PsyD


Genesee Valley (2019-21)
Ann Altoonian, PsyD


PAWNY (2018-20)
Elvira Aletta, PhD


Westchester (2018-20)
Barbara Kapetanakes, PsyD


Hudson Valley (2017-19)
Miriam Lacher, PhD


Queens (2018-20)
Andrea Allen, PhD



Manhattan (2019-21)
Lenny Davidman, PhD


Richmond (2016-18)